Request for council briefing on ABA tribunal

Mandy Redfellow made this Freedom of Information request to Leeds City Council

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Mandy Redfellow

Dear Leeds City Council,

According to the minutes of the SEN Officers Regional Group meeting of 11/3/16, the following was noted:

"Ben [Allchin] can circulate or discuss Leeds LA’s recent win at Tribunal against ABA Partnership with any other LAs who require it." [The ABA Partnership reference is incorrect - it should state Autism Partnership].

Please publish the document offered for circulation.

A reference to the minutes can be found here:

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/3...

Yours faithfully,

Mandy Redfellow

DPFOI, Leeds City Council

Dear Mandy Redfellow

Freedom of information request Ref 16739 : SEN Officers Regional Group meeting of 11/3/16 - ABA Partnership

Thank you for your request for the above information which we received 16, June 2016. We will respond to your request in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

We have passed your request onto Nicola Palmer, Information Access Manager, Children’s Services, [email address] who will arrange a response within the appropriate statutory time limit.

Please remember to quote reference number FOI 16739 in any future communications.

Yours sincerely

Kristin Lea
Information Governance Support Officer
Corporate Information Governance
Business Improvement (incorporating Corporate and Central IM&T)
Strategy and Improvement
t: 0113 39 52732
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Leeds City Council, Civic Hall, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 1UR

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Children's FOI, Leeds City Council

Dear Mandy Redfellow

 

Freedom of Information Request (Ref: 16739)

 

I refer to the above and your request dated 16, June 2016. I have
contacted the relevant services and now provide a response to the
following request regarding SEN Officers Regional Group meeting of 11/3/16
- ABA Partnership.

 

  Information Requested Response
1 According to the minutes of the There is no document: this appears to
SEN Officers Regional Group be a misunderstanding in the minutes.
meeting of 11/3/16, the following The offer was actually to share the
was noted: lessons that Leeds learned through a
recent Tribunal with colleagues in
  other authorities. This is normal
practice in the region’s SEN
'Ben [Allchin] can circulate or officers’ group.
discuss Leeds LA’s recent win at
Tribunal against ABA Partnership  
with any other LAs who require
it.' [The ABA Partnership  
reference is incorrect - it should
state Autism Partnership].

 

Please publish the document
offered for circulation.

 

 

 

 

I trust that this response is satisfactory. If however you are
dissatisfied with this response you have a right to appeal to an
independent officer within Children’s Services. They will re-examine your
request and assess whether we have adhered to the requirements of the act.
Should you wish to follow this course of action please address your
concerns in writing to Moin Patel, Children’s Services, Information
Governance Team, PO Box 837, Leeds, LS1 9PZ or by emailing
[1][email address].

 

You also have a right under Section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act
to ask the Information Commissioner to decide whether we have met with our
obligations under the act.  The Commissioner has however made it clear
that he expects all applicants to exhaust internal appeals procedures
prior to making such an application. Should you wish to contact the
Commissioner’s office then you can write to the following address:

 

            Office of the Information Commissioner,

            Wycliffe House,

            Water Lane,

            Wilmslow,

            Cheshire,

            SK9 5AF.

 

You may also contact the Commissioner via his website at [2]www.ico.gov.uk

 

I trust that this is self-explanatory.  If you have any queries please
contact me on 0113 3784251, or by return email.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Sam Slatcher

Information Access Officer

Information Governance Team

Information Management &Technology

Children’s Services

PO Box 837

Leeds City

LS1 9PZ

 

Tel: 0113 3784251

[3]www.leeds.gov.uk

 

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1 According to the minutes of the SEN Officers Regional Group meeting of 11/3/16, the following was noted

'Ben [Allchin] can circulate or
discuss Leeds LA’s recent win at
Tribunal against ABA Partnership  
with any other LAs who require
it.' [The ABA Partnership  
reference is incorrect - it should
state Autism Partnership].

There is no document: this appears to
be a misunderstanding in the minutes.
The offer was actually to share the .
: lessons that Leeds learned through a
recent Tribunal with colleagues in
  other authorities. This is normal
practice in the region’s SEN officers’ group